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In early 2014, a few E-bike hot-rodders took a risk and bought a very large hubmotor direct from a Chinese company called MXUS, and the results were so good, this large hubmotor is now growing in popularity. For many years,

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As the editor of electricbike.com, I have ridden a massive amount of electric bikes both home-built and commercial ebikes. Here is a weird stat: 100 percent of the 100 or so commercially available ebikes I have ridden have an on and

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Having heard so much good about gasoline cars, we decided to test drive one. They are said to combine cheap price with long range and fast re-fill time. A winning formula on paper – but how are they in real life?

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Editor Note: This review posted with permission from The New Wheel, a really good electric bike shop in San Francisco owned and operated by true believers in the electric bike revolution.   Over the past year I’ve had the pleasure of

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This is an over-the-top custom electric bicycle system from DaVinci Drive Systems on a Motoped frame. I first became aware of the very interesting Motoped company about a couple of years ago. The Motoped has been designed to use a

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Editor Note: This is a repost of an important story we did back in our early days which shows a Mac geared motor kit  being installed in one hour. If you have been considering installing a hub motor on your bike, but

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